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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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New to View: Sept. 20

"Neighbors 2," a 25th-anniversary edition of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" & Val Lewton's "Cat People" Criterion Collection edition lead this week's releases.
Those pesky aliens are back and wreaking even more havoc in "Independence Day: Resurgence," a 2016 sequel to director Roland Emmerich's 1996 original from Twentieth Century Fox.

Independence Day: Resurgence

Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.

From left, Dennis Hopper, John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck and Fisher Stevens star in "My Science Project," a 1985 sci-fi comedy directed by Jonathan R. Betuel.

Class of 1985: ‘Real Genius’ / ‘My Science Project’

From a banner year for sci-fi comedies, Nick takes a look at one of the greatest ... and one of the not-so-greatest.
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Film on Vinyl: Spotlight on Spacelab 9

Next up on Film on Vinyl’s playlist: Spacelab 9's release of the "District 9" soundtrack and a chat with label manager, Dave Amcher. No CDs Allowed.

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Oblivion

"Oblivion" makes some ill-advised narrative decisions and largely wastes Tom Cruise, but a curious combination of analog patience and digital prowess saves it.
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Rebutting the Reboots

Chris and special guests Richard Propes and Bob Bloom address all the movie reboots that have been invading theaters. Is it time to rebut the reboots?

THE DARKEST HOUR

The Darkest Hour

"The Darkest Hour" is the perfect example of what happens when a bad B-movie gets an A-sized budget. Not good. Not good at all.
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Pinewood Studios – 75 Years

After surviving WWII, a depression and two major fires, they're still going strong.

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Attack the Block

"Attack the Block" is a middle-of-the-road horror flick that never lives up to its potential.
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Paul

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost co-wrote and star in this charming love letter to nerds.

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Doctor Who: Series Six, Part 1

The wonderful show that has something for everyone astounds, terrifies and has plenty of mysteries for its fall return.
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Green Lantern

A mess of a movie, Green Lantern has moments of comic-book summer-movie goodness but leaves you unsatisfied.

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Battle Los Angeles

A patently ridiculous action/war/alien-invasion flick that manages to squeak out some entertainment amidst the deafening booms.
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Night of the Creeps (1986)

"I got good news and bad news, girls. The good news is your dates are here. The bad news is they're dead." Need I say more?